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World Championships Travel Update Help
Today we've published an update on traveling to England for the World Championships. After speaking with the government here in the UK, its great news and means traveling is easier, less restrictive and cheaper for those coming in from international countries. A full press release is now available for viewing and can be read here
New Athletes Join Student National Squad
Congratulations to all those who were successfully selected to join the Student National Squad. The 2021 winter intake saw a huge amount of applications, the biggest yet for this time of the year. Athletes selected represent a total of 18 different Universities across Wales, Scotland and England. Welcome to the team!
World Championships Support
Happy New Year! Over the past few weeks the World Championships has seen support come in from National and International organisations, helping promote the event and reach as many competitors as possible. We are honoured to have so much support from the Taekwon-Do Community and look forward to welcoming everyone, a perfect example of unity.
National Student Taekwon-Do Awards Results
A huge congratulations to all the winners at this years NSTA's. It was an incredible night, welcoming over 100 attendees from 27 different Universities, the event took place at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, University of Manchester. It was an honour to be able to present each winner with their awards and hear about the amazing work clubs and individuals have been doing over the past few years. Well done all, see you in 2022!
BUTL Conference Success
This past weekend we held the first ever BUTL Conference event, welcoming attendees from 27 different Universities. The event saw talks, panels, guest speakers, workshops and seminars, featuring special guests Grandmaster George Vitale, Master Tony Vella, World Champion Carl Van Roon, Olympain Sarah Stevenson MBE & World Champion Roger Lawrence. We had a fantastic day and cant wait for BUTL Conference 2022.
National Student Championships Announced
We can now announce a very special version of the National Student Championships will take place on Sunday 6th February 2022, at Loughborough University. A great way to begin the road to the World Championships. Check out all the info here
University World Championships Registration Open
We are delighted to announce the entry systems for the University Taekwon-Do World Championships are again open, and competitors can register until 9th March 2022. Entry has two options, either register via a downloadable form, or onine. Click here for options
National Student Taekwon-Do Awards
We are honoured to announce the awards up for grabs at this years National Student Taekwon-Do Awards ceremony. The shortlisted nominees will be revealed on Sunday 24th October 2021. Keep an eye on our social media channels for the exclusive announcement.
BUTL Conference & NSTA Ticket Info
Ticket and pricing for the 2021 BUTL Conference and National Student Taekwon-Do Awards is now live. Pre sale tickets for University and College clubs are available from 13th September, with general sale tickets on sale from 27th September, the same day NSTA nominations go live. For the event page and details click here
BUTL Conference Announcement
The final announcement for BUTL Conference 2021 is here. We welcome 5x world champion Roger Lawrence to conduct a ITF seminar, plus multiple talks and stalls joining the events first ever lineup. We can’t wait to host the event in November.
We are pleased to announce the addition of two nutritionists to the Irish Student National Squad. The team will be working exclusively with the Irish athletes, offering them support and guidance. Welcome to the family Emily and Nina.
Squad Summer Camp Success
This past weekend the UK Student National Squad took part in their annual summer camp weekend. The squad spent 3 nights training and socialising together, the first time they’d been in person since February 2020. A great weekend was had by all.
BUTL Conference Lineup
The first announcement for BUTL Conference 2021 is here. We welcome 4x Olympian Sarah Stevenson MBE to conduct a WT seminar, GB Taekwondo will be delivering a talk on how to get involved with their Olympic pathway and White Wolfe merchandise are bringing their stash as our first stall. More TBA very soon!
UK Student National Squad Applications
We are delighted to announce the summer intake of the UK Student National Squad is now open. Students can apply to join the team until 9th July 2021. The coaching team are looking to contact successful applicants between 11th - 14th July. For more information and how to apply click here
Irish Student National Squad
We are delighted to announce four new athletes have joined the Irish Student National Squad. Joining us from Dublin and Portobello all four submitted inspiring and strong applications and join students from NUIG and UCC. The coaching team are excited to welcome them and we can’t wait to see what they get up to. Congratulations all.